A wild bird in a Parisian theater caused a scandal

  • ProtectionTwo new European countries join the list of 41 states worldwide that have banned the use of wild animals in circuses. In France, there is no ban of this type, but more and more cities are refusing to welcome circuses that present shows with animals.

    November 13, 2017


  • ProtectionThe animals from the famous TV show Fort Boyard will no longer appear on the screen. The two tigers will be entitled to a peaceful retirement far from the Charente-Maritime fortress and will not be replaced in the next broadcasts of France 2.

    February 25, 2022


  • ProtectionA member of the jury for the show ‘La France an incredible talent’, which is currently broadcast every Wednesday on the M6, gave magician and comedian Éric Antoine an interview this summer for the magazine 30 Millions d’amis.

    November 3, 2021


  • ProtectionThe Paris Council has just formalized its commitment to wildlife in circuses. This decision is accompanied by a grant of around 50,000 euros over three years for each signing circus to help them with their retraining. But it was expected, this decision divides …

    November 18, 2019


  • ProtectionIn France, but also in Europe, thousands of animals work in circuses. What happens to them afterwards?

    November 5, 2018


  • ProtectionPortugal has decided to ban wildlife in circus performances by 2024, according to a law passed by parliament on the evening of October 30, 2018. The decision was welcomed the next day by animal rights associations.

    November 2, 2018


  • ProtectionOn July 1, the Ile-de-France region voted an amendment from the executive branch to ban all subsidies or regional aid to circuses that “keep or stage captive animals that would cause suffering, injury or accident.”

    July 21, 2020


  • ProtectionLoneliness, imprisonment, stereotypes, physical pain … Behind the scenes, menagerie animals do not live life like a pasha.

    October 30, 2018


  • ProtectionTensions have risen between two camps, which are all against, in Nantes. A collective for the defense of animals from the region demonstrated in the Parc de la Beaujoire, in front of the Médrano circus, to raise awareness among spectators about the conditions for detaining wild animals in circuses.

    February 23, 2016


  • ProtectionThe circuses assure that the whip belongs to folklore. Not so sure to see the number of animals that one day choose to rebel …

    November 1, 2018


  • ProtectionWhile the city of Strasbourg will be the hundredth municipality in France to take a showdown with wildlife shows, it is still difficult to ban the host of those circuses without state rules.

    April 20, 2018


  • ProtectionThe Knee Brothers’ Swiss National Circus has announced that it will no longer use its two elephants in its 2016 shows.

    August 13, 2015


  • ProtectionIn the United States, they have eleven Asian elephants from Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey take their early retirement of several months at the Center for Elephant Conservation, Florida. Defenders of the American animal cause are delighted and hope for the cessation of the use of wild animals under the capitals, as in France.

    May 3, 2016


  • ProtectionAfter 40 years in a traveling circus, the fifty-year-old pachyderm has been placed in an Italian park where a new life awaits him.

    July 10, 2018


  • ProtectionThe City Council of Paris has committed itself to making the capital a city without wild animals in the circus, however, without giving a deadline and referring to the responsibility of the state.

    December 14, 2017


  • ProtectionOn the occasion of a charity gala in Sainte-Maxime (83), the actress challenged Antibes Marineland and caused the suffering of the animals imprisoned in the park.

    March 15, 2017


  • ProtectionAndré-Joseph Bouglione, a member of the famous family in the circus world, is preparing to publish an “uncompromising” book to condemn the exploitation and animal suffering associated with the conditions of training and captivity.

    March 7, 2018


  • ProtectionAccording to the association One Voice, which has been fighting for Maya for more than a year, the veterinary expert appointed by the public authorities concludes that it is impossible for the elephant to continue her circus activity due to her health condition.

    March 08, 2018


  • ProtectionIn a video forum, associations, actors, philosophers, writers, deputies, senators and mayors have decided to cast their vote for a call for mobilization. The goal ? That a law finally bans animals in circuses.

    July 2, 2019


  • ProtectionThe Council of State has reaffirmed the ban on the reproduction of dolphins and orcas in captivity, a provision in an inter-ministerial decree from May challenged by three sea parks, including the Marineland of Antibes.

    August 02, 2017


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